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It seemed almost inevitable that Jonathan and Sarah would one day meet. Two independent retired travelers from different corners of the globe, they shared a bond that many travelers experience: a mutual love of adventure and a belief that the planet is a better place when people leave their comfort zones and discover new lands and cultures. So, when their paths finally crossed in Chaing Mai, Thailand, they quickly struck up their relationship and began exploring the world together.
LifePart2 isn’t about budget travel, but there is certainly a bit of that. It isn’t about luxury travel, but there is an element of that too. While they may occasionally strap on a backpack and go to some pretty remote places, they are not “backpackers.” LifePart2 isn’t all about minimalism, but they use minimalism as a tool to enable us to live this lifestyle. This may be a retirement travel blog, but it isn’t specifically about retirement either, but they do hope to motivate their fellow baby boomers to travel more and have some retirement adventures of your own. They are a retirement lifestyle blog about possibilities, experiencing the full spectrum of life and living in ways that are interesting and appealing.
Bob Payne is an award-winning travel writer who has visited 142 countries. His work has appeared widely, including in Conde Nast Traveler, where he believes he remains the only contributor ever to put the cost of a Polynesian tattoo on his expense report. His travel humor website, Bob Carries On, has been sharing accurate travel news and advice since before Columbus landed at Plymouth Rock.
Kevin and Ruth Read are based in Cabri, Saskatchewan, Canada, but are often seeking out worldly locales that are off the beaten path. Married for over thirty years, they are now in their mid fifties. They love adventure travel, including hiking, camping, and exploring. And they're never afraid to try something different! Travel with Kevin and Ruth has been online for over ten years. The informative diary style of writing keeps readers tuned in to their activities on a daily basis. Attracting more than 2,000 unique readers every day, this travel website tends to appeal to the 45 to 65 age group. The detailed accounts of their RV and motorhome travel throughout North America and Mexico have prompted many of their readers to take on the same lifestyle.